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Celebrity Lessons
  • Grant Hill

    Grant Hill

    A three-time winner of the NBA’s sportsmanship award, this basketball legend talks about what it means to have heart in different aspects of the sport.

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  • Steve Nash

    Steve Nash

    This two-time MVP explains the origin of the term dime, and talks about his charity work in China. He also explains his free throw routine and the phrase and one.

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  • Dwight Howard

    Dwight Howard

    The best big man in the NBA teaches some new shot blocking slang and talks about traveling in China. He even shows off his Mandarin skills!

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  • Yi Jianlian

    Yi Jianlian

    This 7-foot Washington Wizards star is the second-most famous Chinese basketball player (after Yao Ming) and he knows what it means to put the ball on the floor.

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  • Al Horford

    Al Horford

    Grabbing boards and eating glass are just a couple of the skills of this Dominican two-time NBA All-Star.

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  • Zaza Pachulia

    Zaza Pachulia

    This Atlanta Hawks star from the nation of Georgia is one of the best-dressed players in the NBA. He shows us what he is sporting at the moment.

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  • Danny Granger

    Danny Granger

    This NBA All-Star and Indiana Pacers leader discusses international play and what it means to be a franchise player or a roll player. Oh, and he also talks about his Batcave.

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  • Juwan Howard

    Juwan Howard

    I got your back” is more than an expression to this one-time member of the famous Fab Five and current player for the Miami Heat. Learn about teamwork and basketball shorts from an NBA All-Star.

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  • Žydrūnas Ilgauskas

    Žydrūnas Ilgauskas

    Perhaps the best Lithuanian basketball player of all time, this two-time NBA All-Star talks about second chances and second-chance points as well as adoption and playing for the Miami Heat.

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  • Rip Hamilton

    Rip Hamilton

    NBA Champion and three-time All-Star Richard Hamilton talks about going to China and the speed you need to go coast to coast.

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  • Carmelo Anthony

    Carmelo Anthony

    One of the biggest superstars of the NBA talks about his new movie, his nickname, and how he mellows out.

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  • JJ Barea

    JJ Barea

    Whether he is playing in the NBA with the Dallas Mavericks, or leading the Puerto Rican national team in scoring, this basketball star has some moves. He talks about the finger roll as well as dancing.

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  • Jared Dudley

    Jared Dudley

    What does it take to have the best three-point percentage in the NBA? This Phoenix Suns star talks about how playing with Steve Nash has helped his three-ball.

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  • Rodrigue Beaubois

    Rodrigue Beaubois

    During his first year in the NBA with the Dallas Mavericks, this young Guadeloupe star made some spectacular plays. He explains how to alley-oop.

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  • Sergio Rodriguez

    Sergio Rodriguez

    This New York Knicks point guard known as Spanish Chocolate discusses his speed, quick decision making, and other skills that help him play the fast break in the NBA.

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  • Marcin Gortat

    Marcin Gortat

    The Polish Hammer of the NBA talks blocks and reveals that when he’s not playing for the Orlando Magic, his favorite hobby is learning new languages.

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  • Marc Gasol

    Marc Gasol

    This Spanish big man of the Memphis Grizzlies gives a lesson on what it means to play in the post in the NBA and also talks about his blog.

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  • Channing Frye

    Channing Frye

    One of the best three-point shooters in the NBA talks about the breakthrough he experienced when he joined the Phoenix Suns and how he overcame a challenge in school.

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  • Shane Battier

    Shane Battier

    This Houston Rockets leader is one of the smartest players in the NBA. He talks about what it means to work under pressure and how he got so good at buzzer beaters.

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  • Ticha Penicheiro

    Ticha Penicheiro

    The leader of the Sacramento Monarchs and one of the biggest names in the WNBA, this Portuguese baller explains why stealing is perfectly legal on the basketball court and why when it comes to her theiving skills, the sky’s the limit.

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  • Sasha Vujacic

    Sasha Vujacic

    The Slovenian Los Angeles Lakers star explains how to use his nickname, The Machine. He also talks about speaking Italian with Kobe and why “Pau Gasol is Pau Gasol.”

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  • Nicolas Batum

    Nicolas Batum

    This talented French rookie for the Portland Trail Blazers teaches the term slam dunk and talks about getting teased by his teammates for being from another country.

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Sports Celebrity Lessons

Yani Tseng

Yani Tseng 曾雅妮 - Par and Birdie

The #1 female golfer in the world teaches the terms par and birdie and discusses growing up in Taiwan and learning English.

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Music Celebrity Lessons

Girl Talk

Girl Talk

The world’s best mash-up artist talks about how his album came out of the blue and what it means for a DJ to sample.

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